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Best Rat Poems

Below are the all-time best Rat poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of rat poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Rat-I-Tude
Drivin' down the road
Slingin' a banana peel
It will rot it surely will

There's a park'n at stores
Handicapped spaces galore
No one will notice I'm sure

Now at Wally...

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Categories: rat, introspection, life, people
Form: I do not know?



Premium Member Hope, A Little Remained
Hope, A Little Remained

She walked the creaking floors of the rat-infested room,
trying to remember what tragedy had sent her to this shabby place.
Her heart felt...

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Categories: rat, anxiety, dark, emotions, fate, grief, pain,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Strangely Beautiful
If moonbeams’ fickle shadow-plays collude
with tousled sheets to take the shape of you,
And silent sighing pillow-tops exude
your scent, how do I see the night-time through?
If...

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Categories: rat, absence, beautiful, lonely, longing, lost love,
Form: Sonnet
Cats Cats Cats
on...                        ...

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Categories: rat, pets,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member Where Freedom Finds the Fire
You'll find it in the crimson eyes
of a throwaway photo somehow frozen in time.
When the past painted us like demons
with secret fury.
And you'll find it...

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Categories: rat, allegory, analogy, beauty, deep, fire, freedom,
Form: Romanticism



Threadbare Clouds
Gray smeared sky like a quilt of rags
Winos sip rotgut from brown paper bags
Threadbare cloud crotch splits up the side
Rain pours down, you got nowhere...

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Categories: rat, angst, beautiful, change, culture, depression, drink,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Collateral damage
Mara- Collateral damage

Hi, my name is Mara, I'm six years old, I have brown hair and brown eyes. People say I'm pretty like my mom,...

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Categories: rat, character, courage, freedom, girl, grief, growing
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Here In My Heart
These days you're with me, everywhere I go
I know you're there, although you never speak
Just yesterday we waded Dogwood Creek
It picked me up when I...

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Categories: rat, how i feel,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member A Mouse Family's Christmas
It's Christmas Eve and through the house 
there creeps a curious little mouse.
He climbs into the big arm chair 
and finds the cookies waiting there...

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Categories: rat, adventure, christmas,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Great Horned Owl
In the daylight hours, I spend  my time
So high on a perch, in a lofty pine
Where I fluff and comb my pretty plumes
And wait...

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Categories: rat, bird, flying, nature,
Form: Personification
Premium Member The New Robbin Hood

The New "Robbin'" Hood

This guy I describe can have many names.
He’s greedy and mean and likes to play games.

I’ll just call him Robbin’ with double-b,
for...

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Categories: rat, corruption, drug,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member IT'S A MAD HATTER'S WORLD
A spinning world globe just set off the center of its axis pole,
Welcome to the mad-mad Hatter’s topsy-turvy upside down
Wonderland, just another inside out hole...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: adventure, character, fantasy, imagery, imagination, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
A Cat With A Knack
I have a cat 
A real fat cat
My cat is all black 
My black fat cat 
It is a cat with a knack
A true fact...

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Categories: rat, funny, pets, cat, cat,
Form: Rhyme
FOREPLAY
Yer briny whore
akin to boar
wit' mangy hide 'n scurvy-pocked
chomped 'n chewed
me black 'n blue
wit' carnassial chompers as of croc

Be curs'd, yer nit  
me ample...

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Categories: rat, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member BEHIND CLOSED DOORS - EMOTIVE WRITE
Nobody knows what goes on behind this hotel door
‘Mr Smith’ isn’t with his wife of that I’m pretty sure!
He’s with his mistress Sue, they are...

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Categories: rat, abuse, bullying, house, loneliness, society, violence,
Form: Rhyme
The Haunted House
Steps in -
What din!

Rat squeaks 
Floor creaks

Let loose,
Ghost boos

Blood Pool -
Bats drool!

Strobe lights,
Snake bites

Suspense -
Live Fence!

Zombie -
Crombie*

Cat's eyes -
On mice

Closed space,
Lined face

Blue slime,
Red grime

Skulls stare...

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© Sneha RV  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rat, baby, fun, scary,
Form: Footle
Premium Member HE'S OUT OF MY LIFE
LOOSELY BASED ON THE MICHAEL JACKSON SONG SHE’S OUT OF MY LIFE

He’s out of my life
Because he’s got a wife
And I don’t know whether to...

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Categories: rat, betrayal, emotions, humorous,
Form: Lyric
Petty
But they already had a cat
ME
Meow
How could they
Making me share my chow
My bed
My toy rat with the ripped head
My nip, my nap, my blue blanket...

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Categories: rat, funnyme, me,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Housecats
I reckon some folks prefer a hound dog lyin' at their feet,
While others might enjoy a twitterin' parakeet.
But be it a mogul's mansion or a...

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Categories: rat, cat, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Needle Point Lullaby
He sang sweet songs, sweet needle point lullabies
His eyes were crystalized, their awestruck blackness ate me whole
I stayed mesmerized by his carelessness and smooth complexion
He...

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Categories: rat, addiction, dark, drug, sad, woman, women,
Form: I do not know?
Name Game
The Name Game

Understanding human nature can be very complex indeed
Especially when there are people whose names are hard to read
Let me give you some examples...

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Categories: rat, funny,
Form: Rhyme
The Mancs Minx
The Convivial Mancs Minx
Stirrer of the Soup
Front and center of the Loom
Feminine rat pack crooner 
An erstwhile trusty steed
Who participates and loves to read
No man...

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Categories: rat, dedication,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Do Have A Dream
Upon a fragile thread
Hangs the soldiers dream
Of surviving another day
On the battlefield of death
While on the other side
A young man straps on a bomb
Saying goodbye...

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Categories: rat, wardream, dream, life,
Form: Free verse
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
There's four ninja turtles
Cleaning up the streets
Trained in the art of ninja karate-e
They hide down in the sewers
Watching for criminals
Could it be for real or...

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Categories: rat, adventure,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member A Country Song Gone all Wrong
I want so bad in Casarah’s pants
She said I had to offer up some romance
Off we went to a local dance
I bought her a flower,...

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Categories: rat, adventure, evil, gothic, humorous, poets, psychological,
Form: Ballad